Climate at a Glance

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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2015

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2015
1-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
10.8°F
(6.0°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1989
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Nov–Dec 2015
2-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
7.4°F
(4.1°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1989
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Oct–Dec 2015
3-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
5.0°F
(2.8°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2011, 2015
Ties: 2011
Sep–Dec 2015
4-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Aug–Dec 2015
5-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Jul–Dec 2015
6-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2011
Jun–Dec 2015
7-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2011
May–Dec 2015
8-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1962
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2011, 2015
Ties: 2011
Apr–Dec 2015
9-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1940
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2011
Mar–Dec 2015
10-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1940
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2010, 2011
Ties: 2016
Feb–Dec 2015
11-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1967
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2010, 2012
Ties: 1994, 2013
Jan–Dec 2015
12-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1940
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Ties: 2007, 2019
Jul 2014–Dec 2015
18-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1940
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Jan 2014–Dec 2015
24-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1940
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2012
Ties: 1950, 1954, 2009
Jan 2013–Dec 2015
36-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1940, 1941
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2012
Ties: 2006
Jan 2012–Dec 2015
48-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1942, 1943
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2013
Ties: 2001, 2002, 2017
Jan 2011–Dec 2015
60-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1940, 1943
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2014
Ties: 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/